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Obituaries for Sunday, June 6, 2004

By Staff
Retired
PHILADELPHIA Services for Kathryn Herrington Coker will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Pine Grove Baptist Church in the House community. McClain-Hays Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Coker, 80, of Philadelphia, died Friday, June 4, 2004, at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian. She was a retired inspector for a shirt factory in Union.
Survivors include a daughter, Cathy Winstead; a son, Wayne Herrington, both of Union; a step daughter, Kathye Coker of Philadelphia; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Syble Thrash of Philadelphia and Shirley Allen of Pearl; and a brother, T.J. Carter of Philadelphia.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Harston Herrington; and Aubrey Coker.
Visitation will be today from 3 p.m.-8 p.m. at the funeral home and 30 minutes prior to the service at the church on Monday.
Retired factory worker
MACON Services for Johnnie Butler White will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Butler Pentecostal Church with the Revs. Carl Trout, Gerald Butler and Rayburn Druey officiating. Burial will be in Butler Cemetery. Cockrell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. White, 91, of Shuqualak, died Friday, June 4, 2004, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus.
Survivors include a daughter, Joy Sims of Caledonia; three sons, Jule White of Louisville, Wayne White of Macon and Wesley White of Starkville; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Alma Presley of Shuqualak and Doris Luke of Louisville.
He was preceded in death by three sisters; and four brothers.
Visitation will be today from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at the church.
Food sales representative
DURANT, Okla. Graveside services for Charles Stanley Rhodes will be held Monday at 2:30 p.m. at Magnolia Cemetery in Meridian, Miss. Dalton-Holmes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Rhodes, 47, of Bokchito, died Saturday, June 5, 2004, in his home. He worked as a food sales representative for Down Home Foods.
Survivors include his wife, Dolores Dirickson Rhodes of Bokchito; his children, Chris Rhodes, Stephanie Poppy, Jeff Hamill, Jason Hamill and Jessica Hamill, all of Bryan County, Okla., and Jennifer Ledbetter and J'Non Whitlark, both of Texas; his parents, Charles and Inez Rhodes of Meridian; a brother, Randy Rhodes of Maryland; a sister, Pam Baum of Mississippi; seven grandchildren; and his mother-in-law, Lucille Dirickson of Bokchito.
Homemaker
PHILADELPHIA Services for Louise Glass will be held Monday at 3 p.m. at Edinburg United Pentecostal Church with the Revs. Charles Shannon Glass and Wilson D. Hughes officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. John E. Stephens Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Glass, 78, of Philadelphia, died Saturday, June 5, 2004, at Alliance Laird Hospital in Union.
Survivors include three daughters, Dorothy Jackson and her husband, Bill, of Hawley, Texas, Barbara Louise Perry and her husband, Bob, of Fort Long, S.C., and Mary Rethford and her husband, Robert, of Philadelphia; three sons, Edward Glass and his wife, Carla, of Guatemala, Andrew Glass Jr., and his wife, Renee, of Philadelphia, and the Rev. Charles Shannon Glass and his wife, April, of Fountain Inn, S.C.; a sister, Virgie Woods of Greenwood; 18 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew Glass Sr.
Visitation will be today from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service at the church.
CNA, Beverly Health Care
Services for Dorothy Grady will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at New Prospect Baptist Church in Meridian with the Rev. Paul Garrett officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Cemetery with Berry &Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Grady, 54, of Meridian, died Wednesday, June 2, 2004, in her home. She was employed as a certified nurse's assistant with Beverly Health Care.
Survivors include her husband, Fred Grady Jr.; her father, Odie McCaleb; her stepmother, Linda McCaleb; five sisters, Lillie Anderson, Lorraine Hearn and her husband, the Rev. Chan Hearn, Patricia McFarland and her husband, George, Cassandra Jennings and her husband, Robert, all of Meridian, and Marion Hughes and her husband, Tony, of Ruston, La.; two brothers, Gregory McCaleb and his wife, Pearl, and Barry McCaleb and his wife, Michelle, all of Meridian.
Visitation will be Monday from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Retired
Services for Willie Lard will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Clark's Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. John T. Lewis officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Olive Cemetery in Lauderdale.
Mr. Lard, 72, of Lauderdale, died Thursday, June 3, 2004, at Rush Foundation Hospital.
Survivors include eight sons, Willie D. Lard of Meridian, Willie L. Lake and Robert Artis, both of Jackson, Jeffrey Artis of Madison, Leander Lake and Bobby Aikens, both of Detroit, and Willie Williams and Lynn Lake, both of Chattanooga, Tenn.; six daughters, Lora Harris and Diane Lard, both of Lauderdale, Marilyn Wade and Cynthia Lard, both of York, Ala., Bonnita Carlisle of Detroit and Juan Akins of the Netherlands; two sisters, Matilda Smith of Detroit and Marie Johnson of Lauderdale; and several grandchildren and other relatives.
Visitation will be Thursday from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Arrangements were incomplete at James L. Osby Funeral Home for Otie Hall, 89, of Meridian, who died Friday, June 4, 2004, in his home.

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